Results for Tag: Tasmania

Cosmos article: Kelp were dying - what happened next?

CMS member Dr Cayne Layton (IMAS) features in the recent Cosmos Magazine article around the restoration and monitoring efforts of the Tasmanian giant kelp forests. Read the full article here: Tasmanian giant kelp were dying - what happened next? (

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Strong Tasmanian presence at the '16th Australia–China Symposium on Marine Sciences for Sustainable Development'

The 16th Australia–China Symposium on Marine Sciences for Sustainable Development took place 20–21 November 2023 in Sydney. The symposium showcased both countries’ world leading marine science capabilities, and took place with the support of Department of Industry, Science and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, The Australian Academy of Science, and Australian Academy of Technological Sciences […]

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'That's What I Call Science' Podcast Episode: CMS Showcase

The CMS episode for That's What I Call Science podcast (co-hosted by CMS member Olly Dove) is now available to listen. In this episode, hear from a number of CMS Showcase (11th August 2023) attendees about their experience of the day and key messages they took away.  Listen here:

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CMS Showcase 2023: Connections and collaborations to ensure a thriving future ocean

The CMS held our annual showcase event in Hobart/Nipaluna on 11th August 2023, with over 160 people in attendance ranging from our members and students, to government representatives, industry representatives, researchers, and traditional owners and custodians. The day was structured around a series of stakeholder panels which allowed stakeholders to shape discussion and agendas, as […]

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Curious Climate Schools project highlighted in Teacher magazine

The Curious Climate Schools project, led by CMS member Chloe Lucas and Gabi Mocatta was highlighted in the article "Q&A: School students’ connecting with experts on climate change", in Teacher Magazine. Find more about the Curious Climate Schools project.

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Webinar: Climate Change Adaptation: What it means for Tasmania – UTAS Island of Ideas Public Lecture Series

This webinar explored climate change adaptation from the cutting-edge science to on-the-ground action. Looking at what is happening locally to adapt to the impacts of climate change and Tasmania’s role in broader programs like the National Environmental Science Program. This forum was hosted by the patron of National Science Week Tasmania and CMS member, Dr […]

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Curious climate schools answers launched

Today, to mark the start of COP26 UN climate summit in Glasgow, University of Tasmania climate researchers are launching an unprecedented online resource on climate change for young people in Tasmania. As part of the Curious Climate Schools project, one thousand school students worked with their classes to come up with their top 273 questions […]

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Discussion paper: Towards a climate-positive Tasmania

CMS contributors included Dean Greeno, Jan McDonald, Phillipa McCormack and Gretta Pecl. The paper outlines an ambitious vision for a ‘climate-positive’ Tasmania and policy options designed to establish the state as a global exemplar of effective and ambitious climate action. Please find more information and download the paper here

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Ocean Visions 2021 Summit

CMS supported the Ocean Visions 2021 Summit held on the 18 – 21 of May. The summit involved 5 campuses around the world, including Hobart. The Summit was a huge success with more than 2300 registered attendees from almost 80 countries gathering to work on ocean solutions. Two in-person discussion panels were held in Hobart […]

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Tell us about your favourite places along East Coast, Tasmania!

What makes the East Coast, Tasmania a special place to live and work? Di Jayakody wants to know, as part of her PhD project, about the places that are important to the people who live in this beautiful region and what is at stake if these places were lost or changed due to ongoing threats. […]

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